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Stores and troops were transported from Nashville at the following rate per month:

Month. Cars, Cars, Cars, Tota

stores. troops. empty. cars.

July 3,208 300 --- 3,508

August 3,166 325 282 3,773

September 2,698 144 1,081 3,923

October 3,698 563 1,699 5,960

November 1,671 1,249 1,307 4,227

December 360 137 783 1,280

January 2,420 346 479 3,245

February 2,415 399 854 3,668

March 2,169 588 195 2,952

April 2,639 330 738 3,707

May 1,935 406 1,020 3,361

June 2,677 886 244 3,807

Total 29,056 5,673 8,682 43,411

Month. Stores. Number of

troops.

Tons.

July 18,000

25,664

August 25,328 19,100

September 21,584 10,297

October 29,584 31,150

November 13,368 65,450

December 2,880 6,850

January 19,360 17,300

February 19,320 19,950

March 17,352 24,400

April 21,112 16,500

May 15,480 20,300

June 21,416 34,419

Total 232,448 283,716

The foregoing is the business ordered by Captain S. B. Brown, and embraces nothing of the large business done by the Quartermaster's Department in Chattanooga, Huntsville, Knoxville, and Atlanta, sending the army over portions of our road and finally dispatching it back to Nashville when mustered out of service.

During the fiscal year the following monthly report will show the actual number of cars moved upon the roads centering in Nashville:

Month. Year. Forwarded. Received. Total.

July 1864 4,618 4,493 9,111

August 1864 4,781 4,744 9,525

September 1864 4,384 4,058 8,442

October 1864 6,225 6,031 12,256

November 1864 4,764 5,569 10,333

December 1864 1,754 1,622 3,376

January 1865 4,571 4,271 8,842

Month. Year. Forwarded. Received. Total.

February 1865 4,710 4,718 9,428

March 1865 3,990 4,349 8,339

April 1865 5,110 5,331 10,441

May 1865 4,113 4,584 8,697

June 1865 4,437 4,793 9,230

Total ---- 53,457 54,563 108,020

Making a total of 108,020 cars actually forwarded and received at this station. The order of General Sherman of April 10, 1864, stopping all travel on private account over military roads was in full force until December, 1864.

In December, 1864, and again in March, 1865, these orders were so far modified as to allow passengers and freight to be carried when not interfering with the business of the Government. The receipts from the express company, private freights, and passengers during the fiscal year are as follows, viz:

Month. Express Freight. Passengers. Total.

service.

1864.

$17,389.22 --- --- $17,389.22

July

August 11,756.52 $2,062.11 --- 13,818.63

September 7,381.44 235.60 --- 7,617.04

October 7,578.06 2,800.00 --- 10,378.06

November 7,975.53 6,041.80 --- 14,017.33

December 3,246.64 --- --- 3,246.64